ACCTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION EN2220 Fast EtherCard-32 10/100 Fast Ethernet CardBus PC Card Thank you for purchasing the Accton EN2220 CardBus PC Card. Accton has done everything to ensure that our adapters are compatible with the widest range of notebook and laptop PCs possible. As a company, we are equally committed to customer satisfaction and timely response to the needs and concerns of our customers. To use the Accton EN2220 Fast Ethernet CardBus PC Card, you must have a notebook computer equipped with a CardBus controller and the CardBus sockets. Many of the notebook computers on the market today have PCMCIA sockets that accept 16-bit PCMCIA cards only. Even though the PCMCIA card sockets and the CardBus sockets look the same on the outside, the Accton EN2220 CardBus Card will not work in those notebooks with only the 16-bit PCMCIA card support. A CardBus socket on a notebook computer can accept either the 32-bit CardBus card or the 16-bit PCMCIA card. However, on some notebooks the sockets are configured to work with only one type of cards at a time. If the sockets in your notebook are configured to be in the Intel 82365 compatible mode (i.e. 16-bit PCMCIA mode), you should run the setup utility that comes with the notebook to change the mode to 32-bit CardBus mode. Contents ======== 1) Supported Environments 2) MS-DOS Card Enabling Utility - CBOPEN.EXE 3) Machine Compatibility List 4) Known Limitations 5) Accton Technical Support 1) Supported Environments ====================== With this release, the following environments are supported: -DOS ODI Driver (ACC2220.COM) -DOS NDIS2 Driver (EN2220.DOS) -Packet Driver (EN2220PD.COM) -Diagnostic and test program (ACCTEST.EXE) -NDIS3 Driver for Microsoft Windows NT (Ver. 3.51, 4.0) (ACC2220.SYS) -NDIS3 Driver for Windows 95 (ACC2220.SYS) Windows 95 versions 950 and 950a do not have plug-and-play support for CardBus cards. In these systems you have to install EN2220 as a legacy (non-plug-and-play) card. Starting from Windows 95 version 950B (OSR2), plug-and-play for CardBus cards is included. It is our recommendation to upgrade Windows 95 to a version that has CardBus support to take advantage of the full capabilities of EN2220. 2) MS-DOS Card Enabling Utility - CBOPEN.EXE ========================================= CBOPEN.EXE is the EN2220 enabling program for the MS-DOS operating system. Before you can use any of the DOS mode drivers, such as the Novell DOS ODI driver, the NDIS2 driver, the packet driver, or the ACCTEST.EXE test program, you have to execute CBOPEN.EXE to enable the EN2220 first. For example, to execute the EN2220 Diagnostic and Test utility, ACCTEST.EXE, you have to follow this command sequence: CBOPEN ACCTEST To execute the EN2220 Novell DOS ODI driver, ACC2220.COM, and to log on to a Novell server, you have to follow the next command sequence: CBOPEN LSL ACC2220 IPXODI VLM For further details on how to use CBOPEN.EXE, please consult the \CBOPEN\CBOPEN.TXT file. 3) Machine compatibility List ========================== Currently, we have tested EN2220 on the following machines. Test on other machine models is in progress. Notebooks: 1. IBM ThinkPad 760 series 2. Toshiba Tecra series 3. NEC PC9821 Nr15 4. DELL Latitude XPi CD 5. Digital HiNote VP Series Extension boards with the following PCI-to-Cardbus Bridge controllers: 1. TI PCI-1130, PCI-1131 2. Ricoh RL5C466, RL5C476 3. Cirrus PD6832 4. SMC 34C90 5. O2Micro OZ6836 4) Known Limitations ================= 1. For Windows NT version 3.51 and 4.0, and Windows 95 version 950 and 950a, since these systems do not have native CardBus Card support, it is up to the user to configure the correct IRQ, I/O port values, and interrupt routing style for EN2220. Please refer to \WINNT\WINNT.TXT and \WIN95\WIN95.TXT for more information on how to assign the correct configurations. 2. The Windows NT 4.0 driver does not function on the HP OmniBook 5700CT notebook. 3. On Digital HiNote VP 575, if EN2220 is in the lower slot, the CBOPEN.EXE has to be executed twice to recognize the card. In other words, you have to execute the fillowing command sequence: CBOPEN CBOPEN u CBOPEN 5) ACCTON TECHNICAL SUPPORT ======================== Accton provides free technical support to registered users at one of the following numbers: Accton Taiwan Phone: (03) 5770-270 8:00am to 6:00pm FAX: (03) 5770-267 BBS: (03) 5770-654 28800-2400 baud Accton USA Phone: (408) 452-8900 7:00am to 5:00pm Pacific Time (800) 926-9288 FAX: (408) 452-8988 FastFax: (408) 452-8811 BBS: (408) 452-8828 28800-2400 baud Internet address: firstname.lastname@example.org ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thank you for making Accton a part of your network. Accton acknowledges all tradenames and trademarks used in this document as the property of their respective owners.Download Driver Pack
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